Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is seeking a faculty candidate with the ability to provide instruction in the area of social sciences, social justice and equity (specific to medical education and related areas), and with experience in service learning and partnering with local and state community focused agencies. Faculty candidates with backgrounds in social work, social justice and service learning with potential to teach in this area are encouraged to apply. This position is responsible for providing instruction, develop and implement robust and longitudinal service-learning program incorporating community engagement and partnership and facilitation for student development as part of an integrated medical education program. Instruction will occur in biomedical and clinical science courses in addition to involvement in educational threads including social justice, community engagement, equity and interprofessional education. This faculty position will work directly under the supervision of the Dean of Vice President of Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer for specific duties related to social justice and equity. Faculty member will also coordinate with Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion.
Serve as core or contributing faculty member for the relevant courses in MD. Serve as contributing faculty member for curricular threads, particularly social justice and equity.
Available for lectures, podcasts and evidence based pedagogical activities contributing to social sciences, social justice and service-learning instruction in the MD coordinated through the Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence.
Provide feedback on class activities and reflection exercises as appropriate to MD learners.
Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, trainings, workshops, current literature, and professional affiliations regarding trends and practices in teaching clinical skills and communication.
Coordinate activities with Associate and/or Assistant Dean for Equity and Inclusion.
Participate in student interviews and recruitment activities.
Attend required meetings and trainings.
Perform other duties as assigned by Chair of Medical Education Department (DME) and/or Vice Chair(s) of Medical Education Department (DME)
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Terminal Degree (e.g., Ph.D., MD, DO, PA, NP) with clinical or educational experience (or equivalent) is required. Educational experience in higher education with appropriate teaching experience in active/small group/problem based learning or other evidence base pedagogy is desirable. Evidence of scholarly activity required.
Doctoral Degree-Social Sciences (Required), Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine-Social Sciences (Required)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
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